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    How to Avoid Letting a Crazy Work Schedule Derail Your Success

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    Julie* and Kristen* – from the 12 Week Weight Management Program-are both ER nurses. They found themselves with similar problems: night shifts, binge eating upon arriving home, a traveling career, and inconsistent schedules. As a Surgical Physician Assistant, I could relate. I used to work 12 hours shifts and rotated nights. I too was tempted by junk food in the workroom lounge and had an inconsistent eating and exercise schedule. Together, we put our heads together and began brainstorming solutions…

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    How to Ditch the Guilt When You Make a Mistake

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    During an early morning airport connection, I found myself wandering around my gate looking for a clean breakfast option. I stumbled upon an organic breakfast spot, but to my surprise, I found myself continuing my hunt for a “low-calorie” “low-carb” option. My weight loss attempts had stalled, so I decided to do something very unusual- something in complete contradiction to my healthy lifestyle philosophy. I decided against clean, minimally processed foods and had an eye-opening experience. At the organic breakfast spot,…

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    How to Build a Better Body by Understanding Your Body Fat

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    Have you struggled with losing excess fat? Are you frustrated with why you store fat in certain areas on your body and why it’s so hard for it to just-go-away-already?! In this post, we dive into why body fat is important, the different kinds of fat we have, how fat is linked to inflammation and obesity, why men and women store fat in different places, and how to (finally!) lose fat for good. Let’s jump right in and get started.…

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    Restocking Your Pantry

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    If you’ve worked hard to clean out your pantry but now don’t know how to fill it… Let me help you! Here’s a sneak peek into my kitchen cupboards! Check out the FREE Nutrition 101 Course here! Fridge Do you recognize the link between nutrition and your body? Learn how to better understand your body. Freezer: Part 1 Find yourself digging in the freezer late at night? Learn how to munch mindfully. Freezer: Part 2 Have a hard time saying…

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